In December 2023, Hosei University Press published a Japanese translation of The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917-2017 by Prof. Rashid Khalidi. Hiroyuki Suzuki (UTCMES), Kensuke Yamamoto (University of Shizuoka), and Miyuki Kinjo (Ritsumeikan University) translated the book, and UTCMES provided a grant for the publication.
Delegation from the Ministry of Education of UAE Visits the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the University of Tokyo (26th July 2023)
Prof. Fumitaka Mafune, the Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, at the University of Tokyo, received a courtesy visit from H.E. Dr. Amna Al Dahak Al Shamsi, Assistant Undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Education
H.E. the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Japan pays a courtesy call on the Dean (19th June 2023)
Prof. Fumitaka Mafune, the Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, at the University of Tokyo, received a courtesy visit from H.E. Mr. Shihab Al Faheem, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Arab Emirates
Prof. Hideaki Sugita, Director of our Centre, won the 2015 Sheikh Zayed Book Award for his book entitled “Arabian-naito to Nihonjin” (The Arabian Night and Japanese). For more details, see the following website: http://www.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp/info/news/topics/20150724161857.html
The School of Arts and Sciences of the University of Tokyo has an Arabic language class in the academic year 2014/15 by courtesy of Arab Islamic Institute in Tokyo (AIIT). Dr. Baha’ el-Din al-Hadi, a lecturer of AIIT, teaches Arabic language and Arabic culture to 40 students at Komaba Campus.